Facts: About Gregory Orrin Brewer

Gregory Orrin Brewer

Title: Bishop-elect Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida

Born: July 6, 1951

Hometown: Richmond, Va.

Family: Married to Laura Lee (Williams) Brewer. Children: Charles, 32; James, 28; Todd, 26; Lee, 24; Mark, 21

Education: Bachelor's degree from Lynchburg College, 1973; Master's of divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1976; pursuing his doctorate at Fuller Theological Seminary and Trinity School for Ministry

Experience: Ordained deacon at St. John's Episcopal Church, Lynchburg, 1976; ordained priest at All Saints' Episcopal Church, Winter Park; deacon, All Saints' Episcopal, 1976-1977; vicar, Episcopal Church of the New Covenant, Winter Springs, 1977-1992; assistant professor of pastoral theology, Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, Pa., 1992-1996; rector, Church of the Good Samaritan, Paoli, Pa., 1997-2008; rector, Calvary-St. George's Church, New York, NY, 2009-present.

Likes: The beach, sailing, cooking, dinner parties, theater, British mystery shows, classical, jazz and contemporary Christian music, learning about other cultures, travel.

SOURCE: Brewer resume; Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida

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